Just in Time for Tahoe!

Fall Adventure Getaway to North Lake Tahoe

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Shorter days, cooler nights, and plenty of room to roam: Fall is amazing in North Lake Tahoe! You’re just in time to enjoy North Lake Tahoe’s autumn splendor among trails less traveled. The aspens are calling! So are the beaches, hiking, and biking adventures. Mid-week deals beckon a longer stay. While you’re there, be sure to take the North Lake Tahoe Challenge (do three adventures and win cool stuff—including a lakeside resort stay). Find inspiration with some of these ideas. Photo credit: North Lake Tahoe.

Out of Office, Into Nature

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Step out for a work break by stepping into North Lake Tahoe’s autumn magic. Big mountain energy practically bounds off the bright blue lake as the secret season of crisp air, sunny days, and turning leaves takes over. Take your pick of digital detox activities from a leaf-peeping hike at Sugar Pine Point State Park to the peak you reach via the Tunnel Creek Trail: Your new Zoom background is the view overlooking the lake and basin. If sunrise or sunset hikes are your favorites, do the 2-mile (round-trip) hike to Picnic Rock via the Tahoe Rim Trail. The view of Big Blue is both grand and grounding. Take it all in perched on one of the giant boulders. There’s over 400 miles of trails to choose from.

BONUS: After the hiking trails, relax on the beer trail! The North Lake Tahoe Ale Trail is an adventure of its own, and a rite of passage for craft brew enthusiasts. Refreshing beer awaits close to trails in any of North Lake Tahoe’s mountain towns. Photo credit from top left: North Lake Tahoe, Lisa Bao, Ryan Salm.

North Lake Tahoe Hikes for Fall

Challenge Yourself

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Do the North Lake Tahoe Challenge: Complete your choice of three adventures—from outdoors to sustainable practices to exploring the towns—then share them to win a $250 gift card for North Lake Tahoe, a 2-night stay at Mourelatos Lakeshore Resort, and more. Photo credit: Ryan Salm and North Lake Tahoe.

Do the North Lake Tahoe Challenge

Town of Your Dreams

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Whatever your desired getaway vibe, you’ll find it in North Lake Tahoe. Spanning the California–Nevada border, 12 distinct towns offer every kind of ethos: romantic, adventurous, foodie, fun, relaxation—find the best towns for you to explore in and around North Lake Tahoe. Lounge lakeside by crystalline Carnelian Bay; sink your toes into the sands of sprawling King’s Beach; pedal the East Shore Bike Trail from Incline Village to Sand Harbor; or soak in the alpine setting from Olympic Valley. However you want to go, go North Lake Tahoe this fall.

STAY: Check out all the lodging—and their locations—in North Lake Tahoe. Extend your stay through the week to take advantage of additional savings and more open space.

TIP: Check out North Lake Tahoe’s Know Before You Go Guide for all the information you need to plan your trip, including these itineraries.

Photo credit from top left: North Lake Tahoe, North Lake Tahoe, Paul Dryer.

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